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Popcorn Can Be a Trojan Horse

We love popcorn as a cholesterol-friendly snack. With 93 calories and 3.6 grams of fiber in a three-cup serving, it’s a filling, low-calorie food that keeps you going without harming…

Starfruit Might Be Star of Fruit Bowl

Starfruit isn’t a popular snack. You don’t see it in the supermarket often, you tend to stick with what you like and — unless it’s ripe — it’s not overly…

Is Sugar Hidden in Your Savory Meal?

Added sugar isn’t in and of itself a bad thing. It’s merely sugar that isn’t in food to begin with and was used as an ingredient. People can eat added…

Are Bananas Okay for Blood Sugar?

Fruit is delicious and nutritious. Some people with blood sugar concerns worry that fruit is too high in sugar to be healthy. It’s easy to discount them for being carb-heavy…

Broccoli Aids Blood Sugar

We like broccoli. We know not everyone does, but maybe with a few tips we’ve shared in the past, you can add them to your plate. While everyone has an…

Can Hot Peppers Really Make You Lose Weight?

So many fad diets use hot peppers to help you “lose weight fast!” From the Master Cleanse to the Black Coffee and Cayenne Pepper diet, we have been told over…

High-sugar Diet Can Make Food Less Tasty

A new study found that people who overeat may be doing so because they are not able to taste or enjoy their food as well as other people. Using fruit…

Oily Fish and Heart Health

When we think of foods to aid heart health, we usually discount any foods with “oily” in the name. After all, oil and fat are synonymous to cholesterol for many…

Cheese Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Study

Cheese is a category of food we love but sometimes avoid for our health. It’s high in sodium and saturated fat. But it’s also high in vitamins A, B2 and…

Are Potatoes Healthy?

Potatoes are a food almost universally loved. Their soft flesh can be baked, roasted, mashed, fried, boiled and more, making it easy to find a style for anyone’s preference. Their…